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investorplace.com January 31, 2020

How To Get Vc-like Returns ... | Investorplace

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Some of the biggest gains in investing come from venture capital. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get VC-like returns in the stock market   The largest ever private acquisition of a VC-backed company happened in 2014, when Facebook bought WhatsApp. The venture capital group, Sequoia Capital, was WhatsApp’s only venture investor. So, what did.... The post How to Get VC-Like Returns … appeared first on InvestorPlace.
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dealstreetasia.com 1 hour, 52 minutes ago

India: Online Learning Platform Springboard Raises $31M Led By Telstra Ventures

The total capital raised by the company stands at over $50 million. The post India: Online learning platform Springboard raises $31m led by Telstra Ventures appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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techcrunch.com 1 hour, 52 minutes ago

Gumroad Founder Sahil Lavingia Launches New Seed Fund In Collaboration With Angellist - Techcrunch

Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia has teamed up with AngelList to launch his debut $5 million rolling fund to invest in early-stage entrepreneurs. He is cutting $100,000 to $250,000 checks for startups and has a particular interest in B2B, SaaS, future of work, video and developer tools. Limited partners include Arlan Hamilton, Josh Kopelman and AngelList [...]
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techcrunch.com 2 hours, 12 minutes ago

Pandadoc Announces Second Series B Extension Worth $30M - Techcrunch

PandaDoc, the startup that provides a fully digital sales document workflow from proposal to electronic signature to collecting payment, announced a $30 million Series B extension today, making it the the second such extension the company has taken since taking its original $15 million Series B in 2017. The total for the three B investments [...]
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inc42.com 4 hours, 12 minutes ago

Edtech Platform Springboard Raises $31 Mn In Series B Round - Inc42 Media

Edtech platform Springboard, which offers mentor-guided online learning sessions, on Wednesday (August 5) announced that it has raised $31 Mn...
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businessinsider.com 4 hours, 22 minutes ago

See Workpatterns' Successful Seed Funding Pitch Deck

WorkPatterns, a startup that offers software to standardize remote management strategies, raised $2.8 million in seed funding led by Javelin Venture Partners and Founders Fund. WorkPatterns cofounder and CEO Adam Berke told Business Insider that he had seen the challenges new managers faced as startups grow from small teams to massive companies after his own experience as a founding employee of NextRoll. The round closed prior to the remote work boom prompted by widespread shutdowns during the coronavirus pandemic, but new working conditions have helped WorkPatterns gain adoption that would've otherwise taken years, Berke said.
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techcrunch.com 4 hours, 42 minutes ago

Direct-to-consumer Cat Food Startup Smalls Raises $9M - Techcrunch

While dog owners have plenty of direct-to-consumer options if they want to order pet food online, we haven't seen a similar wave of startups for cats. But that may be starting to change. Earlier this year, I wrote about Cat Person, a startup backed by Harry's Labs offering a variety of cat care products, including food. And Smalls, a cat food startup that launched in 2018, is announcing today that it has raised $9 million in Series A funding.
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businessinsider.com 4 hours, 42 minutes ago

Zencity: Israeli Ai Startup Raises $13.5M To Help Local Governments

The COVID-19 pandemic is a major headache for governments and officials worldwide amid an unprecedented shutdown in economic activity and a total alteration in people's behavior. Israeli government tech startup Zencity hopes to ease the situation for local authorities and affected communities. The startup collects data generated by residents to help agencies glean insights into previously unstructured data. The company has just raised $13.5 million in fresh funding remotely to continue supporting local authorities in light of the virus.
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venturebeat.com 5 hours, 22 minutes ago

Censys Raises $15.5M To Bring Attack Surface Management To More Companies

Censys, which provides an attack surface management platform to high-profile companies like Google, has raised $15.5 million. : Censys, a cybersecurity startup that provides an attack surface management platform to high-profile companies like Google, has raised $15.5 million in a series A round of funding coled by Google's GV and Decible, with participation from Greylock Partners. Ann Arbor-based Censys began as a research project at the University of Michigan in 2015 and was spun out as a standalone company in 2017.
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thedp.com 5 hours, 31 minutes ago

There's High Return On Investment For Funds With A Gender Lens

This year's report analyzed data from 138 funds utilizing capital with a gender lens that raised a total capital of $4.8 billion — an increase in gender lens investing over the past three years.
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cnbc.com 5 hours, 34 minutes ago

Paypal Poaches Wells Fargo's Peggy Mangot For VC Team

PayPal, a pioneer in online payments, is on a tear, posting record quarterly results last month as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated e-commerce and digital payments trends.
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